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Ethisphere Institute recognition honors companies who lead with integrity and align principle with action
CHICAGO, March 13, 2017 — Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL) has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as a 2017 World's Most Ethical Company®. The honor acknowledges, for the 10th
consecutive year, the strong principles of business and professional
ethics that are inherent in JLL's values, culture and strategy as well
as its interactions with clients, customers, vendors and employees. The
Ethisphere Institute is a global leader in defining and advancing the
standards of ethical business practices.
"Nothing is harder to win, or easier to lose, than a reputation for integrity,"
said Mark J. Ohringer, JLL General Counsel and Chief Ethics Officer.
"We have a responsibility to our employees, shareholders, clients and
the communities in which we operate to maintain the reputation for the
highest ethical standards that has been the foundation for our 250-year
Methodology & Scoring The World's Most Ethical Company assessment is based upon the Ethisphere Institute's Ethics Quotient®
(EQ) framework which offers a quantitative way to assess a company's
performance in an objective, consistent and standardized way. The
information collected provides a comprehensive sampling of definitive
criteria of core competencies, rather than all aspects of corporate
governance, risk, sustainability, compliance and ethics.
are generated in five key categories: ethics and compliance program
(35%), corporate citizenship and responsibility (20%), culture of ethics
(20%), governance (15%) and leadership, innovation and reputation (10%)
and provided to all companies who participate in the process.
(NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in
real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps
real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business
ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of
$5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet,
or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and
finance transactions of approximately $136 billion. At year-end 2016,
JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries
and a global workforce of more than 77,000. As of December 31, 2016,
LaSalle Investment Management has $60.1 billion of real estate under
asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of
Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com.
About the Ethisphere Institute The Ethisphere®
Institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards
of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace
trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring
and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help
companies enhance corporate character. Ethisphere honors superior
achievement through its World's Most Ethical Companies recognition
program, provides a community of industry experts with the Business
Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) and showcases trends and best
practices in ethics with the publication of Ethisphere Magazine. More information about Ethisphere can be found at: http://ethisphere.com.